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Childish Behaviour

By Christos Reid, July 8, 2009 0 Features

A long time ago, I read an article on The Escapist that spoke of a three year old playing the ever-entertaining Star Wars Battlefront games. Finishing the first level with more than a little assistance, he then started the second… Read More »

Time + New Developer = Change?

By Christos Reid, June 24, 2009 0 Features

If you’ve seen the Max Payne 3 screenshots and various other tidbits of information this week, you’re probably wondering what exactly happened to the dark, angry man with a bit of stubble and the ability to slow down time, and… Read More »

Can Games Make Us Feel?

By Christos Reid, June 17, 2009 0 Features

Everyone, at some point, has been in a pretty dark place, mentally. Whether it’s just one of those days where you miss the bus only to have a second one splash muddy water all over your new shoes, or the… Read More »

Is E3 Still Gameplay Focused?

By Christos Reid, June 10, 2009 0 Features

This year, I watched Steven Spielberg and James Cameron appear on stage at E3, to talk about both Microsoft Natal and Avatar respectively. They spoke of storytelling, of film, of true narrative and how it can be applied to videogames… Read More »

By Christos Reid, June 3, 2009 0 Features

NB: These Plot Wholes columns are the ones that were due to go up in the time period the site was down. I hope you enjoy them, and I hope even more you’ll make the effort not to scream at… Read More »

Ubisoft Conference E3 2009 Live Blog

By Christos Reid, June 1, 2009 1 Features

Hollah, it’s the Ubisoft conference left today, or tonight if you’re on my side of the big ole’ globe, and we’re all eager to see a lot of titles from these folks: everything from the confirmed Assassin’s Creed 2 to… Read More »

EA Conference E3 2009 Live Blog

By Christos Reid, June 1, 2009 0 Features

EA’s live blog should be interesting – odds are we’ll see quite a few IPs, though maybe not as many as tonight’s (today’s) Ubisoft conference. Note: This is now over, you can see below the tons of words that would… Read More »

By Christos Reid, June 1, 2009 0 GN

For all those missing the adventures of Guybrush Threepwood and friends, the Monkey Island franchise is being revived. LucasArts have just announced plans to not only graphically revamp the original title, complete with new voiceovers and new musical compositions, but… Read More »

By Christos Reid, June 1, 2009 0 GN

  Trion World Network has just announced its first MMO fantasy-based IP, Heroes of Telara. Based in a dark fantasy universe, four rival factions struggle for supremacy (similar to EVE‘s four and twice the amount of WoW, though whether it… Read More »

Microsoft Conference – E3 2009 Live Blog

By Christos Reid, June 1, 2009 0 Features

It’s that time again, and I’ll be blogging like crazy to keep you up to date on the latest happenings in the Microsoft 2009 press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in LA. There have been many predictions, but only… Read More »